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NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments. These videos inspire and engage students, helping them see real world connections.

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Learn about precipitation and how clouds are formed. Find out why scientists study clouds and how you can help NASA collect cloud observation data as part of the Students' Cloud Observation OnLine, or S'COOL, Project.
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Going green? Find out how “going green” is beneficial to Earth and discover ways in which YOU can help keep the environment safe. Learn about the ARES mission, the unmanned vehicle NASA plans to send to Mars that will fly a mile above the surface collecting data about the red planet. Learn how NASA uses Light Detection and Ranging, or LiDAR, to study distant objects. NASA uses LiDAR technology to measure distances of faraway objects, locate aerosols and to develop topographic maps on Earth...
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Learn about the everyday applications of polyimide foam, one of NASA's commercial inventions of the year. This low-density foam can be used as a fire-resistant insulation for ships or to reduce airplane noise.
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Learn about the global cooperation to build the International Space Station, or ISS. Use a simple scale model to demonstrate the amazing mathematical relationship between the Earth and moon and see how the low-Earth orbit of ISS compares.
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Learn about radio waves, a special type of ligt that has a longer wavelength and less energy than the light we see. Find out how NASA uses radio waves to learn more about the universe and our own atmosphere with a giant telescope in Puerto Rico.
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When astronauts return to the moon, they will need to be able to move around on the surface. Learn about NASA’s Lunar Electric Rover, or LER, that will solve problems with pressurization, moon dust and mobility.
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Learn about adaptations that help animals survive in winter biomes. See how scientists build snowpits to investigate these unique environments. Find out why NASA is interested in snow and ice.
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This is not your typical NASA program. NASA 360 discovers how technologies developed for Space, Aeronautics and general applications can help people here on Earth.
Topics: technology, aeronautics, space, aviation, NASA research
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NASA 360 discovers how technologies developed for Space, Aeronautics and general applications can help people here on Earth. What has NASA done for you lately? Watch and find out!
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Topics: aeronautics, technology, space, earth, NASA research
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NASA research is making auto racing safer by incorporating technologies used for space travel to the moon and Mars. Indycar and NASCAR are using these technologies to protect drivers on and off the track. Also, discover NASA's new inflatable habitats being developed for astronauts to live on the moon and Mars.
Topics: NASA research, auto racing, technology, safety, Indy car, NASCAR, discovery, inflatable habitats,...
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Find out how NASA technology is being used in your own home.
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NASA 360 provides the public an opportunity to learn about real-life applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This thirty-minute magazine style program highlights NASA’s impact on daily lives, showcasing some of the 30,000 inventions developed by NASA over the past 50 years. It examines how technologies developed by or for NASA are used in everything from space exploration to everyday consumer products. Each NASA 360 program focuses on a different NASA innovation or...
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Learn all about the optical telescopes on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Find out why astronomers prefer the thin atmosphere found here and compare Earth-based telescopes to space telescopes like Hubble. Learn about the challenges of exploring the surface of Mars. Find out how NASA uses science and math to successfully design the type of vehicle needed for specific missions. See why scientists refer to entry, descent and landing as "seven minutes of terror."
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See how NASA engineers use the design process to evaluate the best choice for a new lunar excavator. Three different models are tested on location in Hawaii where the soil on Mauna Kea Volcano is simiilar to that on the moon.
Topic: Choosing the Right Lunar Excavator
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This episode of NASA 360 looks at how NASA tests the equipment needed for our return to the moon. Highlights include: the lunar truck Chariot, NASA's All Terrain Hex-Limbed Extra-Terrestrial Explorer, or ATHLETE, the rover Scarab and new suits for astronauts.
Topics: NASA, episode, Chariot, ATHLETE, rovers, spacesuits, Scarab, cooling, testing, Moses Lake
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Relive the event that 20% of the world's population watched in awe on July 20, 1969. Learn more about the historic Apollo 11 mission and hear what President Obama had to say about the incalculable benefits of the Apollo Program.
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What is gravity? Find out about the balance between gravity and inertia that keeps the International Space Station in orbit. Learn why astronauts "float" in space and how the space shuttle has to slow down in order to come back to Earth.
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Snowflakes are actually a history of what was happening in the atmosphere as the snowflake formed and fell to the ground. Find out how you can help NASA scientists study different types of snowflakes to learn about the atmosphere and changes in climate.
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Find out how plants use light to make their own food in a process called photosynthesis. See how NASA uses LED lights to help grow plants in space. Design your own plant growth chamber like the ones used by NASA.
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Communication is very important for astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS). Learn about the many ways that astronauts can communicate with people on Earth while they are on-board the ISS.
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NASA, Desert RATS and other NASA analog testing.
Topics: NASA, eClips, NIA, desert, analog testing, Tri ATHLETE, LER, NEEMO
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Join NASA scuebtusts and engineers at NASA Langley Research Center, one of the most extensive wind tunnel facilities in the world, as they study air flow around objects at differenet wind speeds. Learn what kinds of objects can be tested in the various kinds of wind tunnels.
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Explore some of the unique career opportunities at NASA. Learn how NASA internships and co-op programs influenced scientists and engineers working on exploration projects today. Find out how you can be part of NASA, too!
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Learn how famous explorers, scientists and even NASA use journals and science notebooks to record observations about Our World. See why journaling is important on the International Space Station to record how the astronauts react to living in space.
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See how astronauts today compare to explorers of old. Find out how NASA technologies are being used to help archaeologists in Historic Jamestowne to learn more about the artifacts they are uncovering without damaging the artifacts.
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Watch as NASA engineers use a special welding technique known as friction-stir welding to bond new composite metals used for the Ares I launch vehicle. See how this process adds strength to the material. Learn to convert degrees Fahrenheit to degrees Celsius.
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From the Mayan ruins to Jamestown Virginia, current NASA technologies are helping archaeologists uncover exciting artifacts. NASA CAT scan technology helps dissect a 10 million year old dinosaur named Dakota. And the Lewis and Clark trail is uncovered from space using remote sensing technologies.
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This NASA video segment describes how NASA-inspired technologies used in space are influencing the design of racecars. Go behind the scenes at the Miami Raceway to learn how Indy cars are designed based on airplane design. Down force is compared to lift. Learn how the Indy car racing suits and gear are similar to the spacesuits astronauts wear.
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This episode of NASA 360 contains updates on Mars. Highlights include: the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars, or CRISM, mission as it looks for evidence of water on Mars; using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to look at Earth and explore deep space; exploring the “final frontier” of Earth’s atmosphere; using satellites to measure the height of the oceans; and the impact of changing sea levels on human civilizations.
Topics: Mars, water, atmosphere, Hubble, telescope, satellites, oceans, sea levels, CRISM
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Discover the everyday applications of cryogenics from magnetic scans to high-tech space telescopes like the new James Webb. Learn about absolute zero and the Kelvin temperature scale.
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Find out why engineers are testing NASA's autonomous rover called Scarab. Scarab is equipped with drills for taking lunar soil samples and special wheels designed by Michelin to optimize ground contact pressure.
Topics: NASA, Scarab, regolith, Michelin, tires, ground contact pressure, resources, moon, LCROSS
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Learn about NASA's exciting LCROSS mission in this music video. Find out why finding water on the moon is so important to future missions.
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Learn how NASA engineers use mathematical equations to determine when to launch the space shuttle so it will successfully dock with the International Space Station. Learn about gravity, the orbit plane and other factors that influence launch windows.
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Learn about one of NASA's new innovations that could supply the huge amount of power needed for exploration. NASA engineers are working with the United States Department of Energy to perfect a nuclear fission system that is efficient and virtually hazard free.
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Learn how NASA uses Earth observing satellites to monitor conditions in the Chesapeake Bay over time. Information about pollution, eutrophication, land cover and watershed runoff helps water managers enact policies to improve the health of the Bay.
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The International Space Station (ISS) orbits Earth once every 90 minutes. Learn how astronauts keep track of what time it is while on-board using Universal Time. Learn how students can talk to astronauts on the ISS using amateur radio on the ISS.
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Learn how NASA engineers are working to design safer, faster, quieter aircraft that have less impact on the environment. Discover how to control sonic booms. See how students are encouraged to think and act like engineers through competitions and NASA internships.
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ee how NASA uses analog testing to simulate space exploration. Explore extreme environments like the Aquarius underwater laboratory in Key Largo, Florida. Find out how scientists use mathematical equations to determine an astronaut's center of gravity.
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In this NASA video segment get an inside scoop from astronaut Michael Foal about what it is like to eat in space. Foal describes changes he's experienced while in space and how food and water help counteract some of these changes. Learn about available food choices on the International Space Station and the importance of social time during eating for astronauts.
Topics: International Space Station, astronauts, aviation, space food
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In this NASA video segment learn how to calculate the force, energy, motion, and work of an object. Find out how these properties compare with one other. Color animation is used to demonstrate how to calculate each property using proper units of measurement. This video segment also explains the difference between potential and kinetic energy as well as how to calculate gravitational potential energy. Examples are provided throughout the segment to for clarification.
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NASA, the five senses, and space-age materials.
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Learn how NASA graduate students are using biofeedback to improve concentration skills. The project is based on earlier NASA aeronautics research to improve the attentiveness of pilots in flight simulators and improve athlete's muscle memory.
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Learn how NASA engineers are paving the way to new aeronautical breakthroughs and helping to make the future of flying safer and greener.
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Join NASA to learn more about solar eclipses, especially the awe-inspiring phenomenon of total eclipses. Find out about the unique geometry and the distances and sizes of the sun and moon as seen from Earth that allow us to witness the sun's corona or actually be in the path of totality.
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Each day, gravity pulls the International Space Station, or ISS, a little closer to Earth. See how drag causes the ISS to slow down. Learn about the challenges of keeping the ISS in orbit and how NASA counteracts orbital decay.
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Join astronauts on board the International Space Station, or ISS, to learn about living in space. Explore the inside of a Temporary Sleep Space, or TESS, and see the astronauts' sleeping bags. Learn how the astronauts do personal hygiene tasks like brushing their teeth or shaving.
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Visit Biosphere 2, operated by the University of Arizona, to find out how scientists are working with NASA to discover more about the effects of global climate change could have on key biomes. Learn about the characteristics that divide Earth into unique terrestrial biomes.
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NASA has plans to set up an outpost on the moon and one of the issues they are facing is how to dig dirt on the moon. Unlike dirt found here on earth, moon dirt is razor sharp and very fine so researchers must figure out a way to design a machine that can dig moon dirt without destroying the machine. This NASA video takes you behind the scenes at the NASA lunar backhoe competition where researchers compete to find out who has made the most efficient machine.
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With more powerful telescopes, scientists are discovering smaller objects in our solar system. Find out how scientists now classify planets. See how NASA's robotic spacecraft, New Horizons, will help us learn more about the dwarf planet Pluto and similar objects in the Kuiper Belt.
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In this NASA video segment learn about offshore oil drilling. Color animation is used to demonstrate how oil is collected from the ground. This segment also discusses oil polluting the ocean.
Topics: off shore oil drilling, pollution, ocean
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In this NASA video segment you will learn the importance of food choice, preparation, and packaging for crewed space exploration. During space travel, astronauts need safe, palatable, nutritious food that can also be packaged compactly. Food plays an important role in helping counteract an astronaut's bone loss, fluid shift, and motion sickness while in space.
Topics: space food, operations, astronauts, physiology, aviation, nutrition
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Join NASA scientists who study the History of Winter to learn about phase changes and the unique properties of water. Find out why ice floats and why this is important to life on Earth. See what pressure and temperature have to do with making snowballs.
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Join engineers at NASA and astronauts on board the International Space Station to learn about the importance of recycling. Find out how NASA is solving the challenge of giving astronauts water to use without wasting any with the new Water Recovery System.
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Join scientists and teachers as they learn how to measure some of the abiotic conditions of winter. Find out about latent heat, low thermochrons can be used to collect data points and the importance of snow:water equivalents.
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Discover how scientists use spectroscopy to determine what elements are present in remote objects in space. By studying emission or absorption lines, astronomers can use the light an object emits to learn more about the object.
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This NASA video segment calculates the distance from Earth to the moon and from Earth to Mars. Drive time by car is used to help bring meaning to these distances. This video also analyzes the temperature and surface of other planets and explains why Mars is targeted for human exploration. The discussion of light years explains how long it would take to travel to the second closest star to Earth, Proxima Centauri.
Topics: environment, clouds, weather, temperature, earth